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βοή , Dor. βοά , ,
A.loud cry, shout, in Hom. mostly battle-cry, “βοὴν ἀγαθόςIl.2.408, al.; βοᾶς δ᾽ ἔτι μηδ᾽ ὄνομ᾽ εἴη let there be not even the name of war, Thcoc.16.97; later of prayer, “Ἑλληνικὸν νόμισμα θυστάδος β.A.Th.269; κακοφάτιδα β. cry of mourning, Id.Pers.936 (lyr.); “β. καὶ οἶκτοςAnd.1.48; “κραυγὴ καὶ β.D.54.9; also, song of joy, “ἴτω ξύναυλος βοὰ χαρᾷE.El.879(lyr.), cf. Pi.N.3.67, Ar.Ra.212; of oracles, “ἀείδουσα . . βοὰς ἂς ἂν Ἀπόλλων κελαδήσῃE.Ion 92 (lyr.); shout, murmur of a crowd, Pl.Lg.700c(pl.); “θόρυβος καὶ β.Id.Ti.70e; of things, roar of the sea, Od.24.48; sound of musical instruments, “αὐλοὶ φόρμιγγές τε βοὴν ἔχονIl.18.495, cf. Pi.O.3.8, P.10.39 (pl.); “β. σάλπιγγοςA.Th.394; cry of birds, S.Ant.1021; “θηρίων β.E.Ba. 1085; βοὴν θωΰσσειν, ἀϋτεῖν, S.Aj.335, E.Hec.1092(lyr.); “ἐφθέγξατο βοή τιςId.IT1386; “βοάσομαι τὰν ὑπέρτονον βοάνPhryn.Com.46 (lyr.); “βοὴν ἱστάναιAntiph.196.2; ὅσον καὶ ἀπὸ βοῆς ἕνεκα as far as sound went, only in appearance, Th.8.92, cf. X.HG2.4.31.
II. = βοήθεια, aid called for, succour, A.Supp.730, Ag.1349.S.OC1057 (lyr.). (g[uglide]o[uglide]ā, cf. Skt. jō-guvē (intensive of gávatē) 'proclaim aloud'.)
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